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Publishing executive

Edward Richard Sheppard, American publishing executive. Named Outstanding Volunteer, Prince George's County United Way, 1983. Elder Hope Presbyterian Church, Mitchellville, Maryland, since 1986; chairman regional council Prince George's County United Way, Landover, Maryland, 1987-1989; board directors national capital area United Way, Washington, since 1984. Corporal United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956.

Background

Sheppard, Edward Richard was born on February 8, 1934 in Haleyville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles McElwee and Sara (Baker) Sheppard.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Rutgers University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Rutgers University, 1962.

Career

Management trainee, Prudential Insurance Company American, Newark, 1958-1962;general manager circulations systems, McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York City and Hightstown, New Jersey, 1962-1969;director data processing, Chilton Public Company, Philadelphia, 1969-1972;vice president for operations and administration, Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc., Washington, since 1972;also board directors, Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc., Washington. Board dir.

Membership

Elder Hope Presbyterian Church, Mitchellville, Maryland., since 1986. Chairman regional county Prince George's County United Way, Landover, Maryland., 1987-1989. Board directors national capital area United Way, Washington, since 1984.

Corporal United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956.

Connections

Married Sylvia Elizabeth Bruce. Children: David Allen, Diane Elizabeth Brown.

father:
Charles McElwee Sheppard

mother:
Sara (Baker) Sheppard

spouse:
Sylvia Elizabeth Bruce

children:
David Allen Sheppard

Diane Elizabeth Brown Sheppard